Starbucks will reopen nearly 150 stores across the UK on Thursday.
The global coffee chain has said it will open around 15% of its stores in the UK during the first phase of its reopening plans, which focus mainly on driving shops.
He said he would also reopen a “handful of take-out stores only” as he continues his preparations to allow all of his stores in the UK to reopen.
Starbucks said it would open about 15% of its stores in the UK as take-out and drive-thru during the first phase of its reopening plan. In the photo, Starbucks employees working on drive-thru in California because the global coffee chain has already opened locations in the United States.
Starbucks closed all of its UK locations in March after the government-imposed lockdown was introduced.
The company said it “learns, tests and refines our operational standards every day” behind closed doors.
He said the reopening plan – which will begin with stores widely distributed across the UK – will focus on the health and well-being of its employees and customers.
He said he had “learned lessons” from changes to its operations in China – where 90% of the sites are now open – and in the United States, given its British sites.
Starbucks announced the news on Twitter. Their new security measures include regular hand washing, a social distance of 2 m, screens in the payment areas and only using contactless payment
Starbucks said reopened stores will offer Starbucks basic beverage line and limited food line
The new security measures at UK sites will include regular hand washing for at least 20 seconds, a social distance of two meters, screens in payment areas and the use of contactless payment only.
The reopening menu will include Starbucks’ basic beverage line and a limited food line, he said.
Employees were paid during the shutdown and the station said it “will not accept any government opt-in support” during the coronavirus crisis.
The reopening comes after fast food retailers, such as Burger King and KFC, have reopened drive-thru locations.
Meanwhile, some rivals of coffee chains such as Pret a Manger have reopened UK sites for take-out customers.
Starbucks has already reopened some of its sites in other regions, including the United States and China.
How to make Starbucks Frappucino and iced coffee at home
Cold foam cappuccino
Starbucks unveiled how to make cold foam cappuccino at home
- 250 ml skim milk
- Your favorite coffee (two shots of espresso or a quarter cup of water with a teaspoon of instant coffee)
- Pour two shots of Espresso on ice
- Using a coffee maker, froth the milk until it is smooth and silky
- Pour the milk over the ice in a glass
- Pour the espresso on top
Classic iced cappuccino
Starbucks also revealed that its frozen lattes are just coffee and milk on ice
- Milk, optional)
- Sugar (optional)
1. Prepare your favorite coffee as you wish
2. Pour over the coffee
Starbucks also shared the very simple three-step method for hitting at home
- A cup of milk
- Two teaspoons of cocoa powder
- A teaspoon of sugar
- Two cups of ice
- Whipped cream
- In a blender, add the milk, cocoa powder and sugar and ice
- Mix until smooth
- Pour into a glass and add whipped cream for a perfect garnish
What other food and beverage chains are already reopening in the UK?
TGI Fridays launches Click & Collect as part of a controlled trial in 24 of its British restaurants. Click & Collect was launched on Wednesday May 8.
Home delivery will also be restored to 24 sites with Just Eat and Deliveroo business partners.
The new ordering system will allow customers to order and pay for their food online, and then pick it up outside their nearest TGI Fridays restaurant, where social distancing measures will be in place.
The menu will consist of 22 of the restaurant’s favorite dishes, covering starters, main dishes, desserts and options for children.
The 24 restaurants selected are: Ashton-under-Lyne, Basildon, Birmingham Hagley Road, Birstall Shopping Park – Leeds (J27), Cardiff (Newport Road), Cheadle, Cheltenham, Cheshire Oaks, Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird, Enfield, Gateshead, Glasgow Fort , High Wycombe, Lakeside (West Thurrock Street), Leeds (Wellington Street), Northampton, Prestwich, Reading (Caversham Road), Sale, Sheffield, Southampton (Harbor Parade), Stevenage, Teeside and Watford North.
Five Guys has kept 13 restaurants open for delivery and click and collect orders from the start.
He then reopened 16 stores in late April for business and another 16 will reopen on May 5, bringing the total to 45 of the 104 restaurants that will be open.
The stores open on May 5 are: Ashton, Clapham, Bournemouth, Bullring, Canary Wharf, Derby, Canterbury, Cardiff – Caroline, Chester, Dundee, Harrogate, Leicester Cheapside, Maidstone, Richmond, Sheffield Valley.
The popular chicken chain Nandos closed its doors on March 23 due to the pandemic.
Nandos has now opened six restaurants, including four in London and two in Manchester – for delivery only.
The restaurants to reopen are: London (Clink St, Camberwell, Canary Jubilee, Gloucester Road) Manchester (Fallowfield, Printworks).
Burger King announced today on April 28 that they are opening the first driving service for customers to reuse. Restaurants are open in Havant, Hampshire, Dundee, Aberdeen, Reading, Hillington (Norfolk), Southampton, Merto, (London) Springfield Quay (London).
Drivers were photographed online around the Havant block when the drive-thru opened for the first time and staff were seen wearing masks and gloves on their uniforms while handing out burgers and fries Hampshire customers.
The popular restaurant offering Japanese and Asian dishes has reopened its kitchens to deliver food to customers from last Thursday in Peckham and Hackney.
Fast food giant KFC announced on April 29 the reopening of 80 more branches for delivery, while Britain continues to break the foreclosure.
The fried chicken chain said 100 of its stores across the country would be able to place orders with customers starting May 4.
On Tuesday, KFC announced the reopening of dozens of driving services. Starting today, it will operate drive-thru lanes in 55 restaurants, which are already open for delivery.
A spokesperson said, “We have worked hard to re-open our restaurants responsibly and now we are spreading our wings a little further. “
KFC open for delivery AND drive-through service: Linwood – Paisley Leisure Park, Aberdeen – Great North Road, Leicester – Narborough Road, Bristol – Shield Retail Park, Swansea – Morfa Shopping Park, Aldershot – Ash Road, Hulme – Greenheys Lane West, Portsmouth – Pompey Center, Birmingham – New Oscott, Birmingham – Great Bridge Retail Park, Heaton Chapel – Monarch Leisure Park, Tamworth – Ventura Retail Park, Enfield – Coliseum Retail Park, Glasgow – Great Western Retail Park, Glasgow – Pollokshaws Road, Wolverhampton – Bentley Bridge Pleasure Park, Northampton – Nene Park Sixfields, Newcastle under Lyme – Liverpool Road, Swindon – Delta Park, Deptford – Evelyn Street, Eastbourne – Lottbridge Drove, Mansfield – Fulmar Close, Coventry – Tile Hill, Govan – Helen Street, Bury – Moorgate Retail Park, Romford – Colchester Road, Tyburn – Kingsbury Road, Norwich – Mile Cross Lane, Grimsby – Birchin Way, Oxley – Bushbury Lane, Bloxw ich – Leamore Lane, Wythenshawe – Rowlands Way, East Kil married – Kingsgate Retail Park, Slough – Farnham Road, Colindale – The Hyde, Alperton – Western Avenue, Rochdale – Kingsway Retail Park, Manchester Fort Shopping Park, Farnworth – Albert Road, Ipswich – Cardinal Park, Ashford – Eureka Leisure Park, Broadstairs – Westwood Retail Park, Dover – Honey Wood Retail Park, Wakefield – Westgate Retail Park, Glasgow – Nitshill Road, Northampton – Towcester Road, Sheffield – Queens Road, Leyton – Lea Bridge Road, Weymouth – Jubilee Close, Bristol – Avonmeads Retail Park, Oldbury – Wolverhampton Road, Wolverhampton – Penn Road Retail Park, Durham – City Retail Park, Scunthorpe – Lakeside Retail Park.
Some Costa Coffee branches have been opened inside hospitals to serve NHS staff during the lockout. But the decision to operate a total of 33 stores across Britain indicates that Costa Coffee is one of many chains looking to start the business.
Photos on Monday showed motorists queuing up for hours for a drink at a Edinburgh drive-in Costa, raising fears that people will ignore the lockdowns as more and more street chains reopen.
Ready to eat
It reopened 71 additional take-out and deliveries on Monday, May 11 after a successful test.
Currently, 30 stores have already reopened, 71 other stores have followed, including cafes in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester.
Customers embrace social distance when queuing to enter a recently reopened Pret-A-Manger store in London. The sandwich chain has announced the opening of 71 new outlets from Monday, May 11
This will bring the total number of stores reopened to more than 100.
Each store will be equipped with Perspex screens at checkouts, while restrictions will be placed on the number of customers authorized in stores.
He opened stores in Newcastle as part of his trial period, one of whose stores reopened at the Kingston Park Mall.
Greggs previously suspended plans to reopen 20 stores for fear of overcrowding.
Only a small number of stores have reopened as part of their gradual reopening process.
Restaurants preparing to offer delivery service only from 11 a.m. on May 13 are mainly in London and the surrounding counties – three in Luton and three in Chelmsford.